Legislation Assigned to the House Judy Committee (76)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/7/2021


H 3046 Requires a certified law enforcement officer to complete annual diversity trainingSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires a certified law enforcement officer to complete annual continuing law enforcement education credits in diversity training.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3047 Requires all law enforcement officers to undergo a mental health evaluation before being certifiedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement officers to undergo a mental health evaluation before being certified or recertified. This bill also requires the Law Enforcement Training Council to conduct the evaluation.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3049 Enacts the Law Enforcement Integrity ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement agencies to provide a body worn camera to officers and provide guidelines for use of body worn and dash cameras. This bill also requires SC Law Enforcement Division to provide an annual report containing information about law enforcement officer conduct.
Sponsor: Cezar McKnight House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henegan, J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3050 Requires a noncertified law enforcement officer to be accompanied by a certified law enforcement officer04.20.2021 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment adds several components from H3791, the PACT Act, including language related to failure to intervene, chokeholds, minimum standards for local agencies and compliance.04.14.2021 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires a noncertified law enforcement officer to be accompanied by a certified law enforcement officer while performing duties. 
Sponsor: Dennis Moss House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Debate adjourned until Thur., 5-6-21 Status Date: 5/5/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3062 Passes the Permit Extension Joint Resolution of 2021Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the ability to keep working on a permitted building project through December 31, 2024.
Sponsor: William Bailey House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Building Codes Economic Development House
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H 3066 Enacts Fargo's and Hyco's LawSummary of the bill as introduced: Increases penalties for wilfully or maliciously torturing, mutilating, injuring, disabling, poisoning or killing a police dog or horse.
Sponsor: Neal Collins House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McGinnis Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3092 Creates the SC Department of Law Enforcement and Public SafetySummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a new administrative agency of state government called the SC Department of Law Enforcement and Public Safety that includes a Division of Public Safety and a State Law Enforcement Division.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3115 Enacts the South Carolina Government Efficiency ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a task force to develop recommendations for improving governmental operations and reducing costs.
Sponsor: Sylleste Davis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Thayer Status Date: 2/2/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3138 Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing cell-site simulator technologySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement agency from purchasing or using cell-site simulator technology or devices.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3152 Prohibits law enforcement officers from using excessive restraintSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits law enforcement officers from using excessive restraint such as chokeholds and strangleholds. This bill also gives the SC Law Enforcement Division the authority to investigate all officer-involved uses of force.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords:
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H 3159 Prohibits a municipal detention facility from monitoring communication between an inmate and attorneySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a municipal detention facility from intercepting, recording, monitoring or divulging any communication between inmates and their attorneys.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: General Governance House Public Safety
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H 3189 Establishes procedures for conducting elections by mailSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes procedures for conducting elections by mail.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3198 Enacts the Local Government Efficiency ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Authorizes a municipal council to annex an area by ordinance if the area is no larger than 25 acres and is completely surrounded by the municipality. 
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Advocacy Initiatives 2021 Annexation House
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H 3200 Includes counties and municipalities in current lobbying lawsSummary of the bill as introduced: Makes the provisions of the current lobbying statute applicable to members of a county or municipal council and to public officials and employees of local governments.
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Caskey Status Date: 1/13/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3206 Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office04.21.2021 The House Judiciary Election Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office and prohibits a candidate's name from appearing on a ballot more than once.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: W.Newton, Herbkersman, Bradley, Erickson Status Date: 5/5/2021
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3218 Prohibits state officials from enforcing a federal mask mandateSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits state officials from participating in enforcing a federal mask mandate that violates the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
Sponsor: William Chumley House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Pope Status Date: 3/17/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3249 Withholds all disbursements from the Local Government Fund to any municipality that removes certain monumentsSummary of the bill as introduced: Withholds all disbursements from the Local Government Fund for two fiscal years to any municipality that removes certain monuments and memorials.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: McGarry Status Date: 4/8/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3254 Makes several changes to the current SC Freedom of Information ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Creates and outlines the duties of an Office of Freedom on Information Act Review within the Administrative Law Court and exempts data from law enforcement body-worn and dash cameras from the SC Freedom of Information Act.
Sponsor: Bill Taylor House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: FOIA House
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H 3256 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution that recalls and removes public officials from officeSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution that outlines procedures for recalling and removing public officials from public office in state or local government.
Sponsor: Linda Bennett House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Jones Status Date: 2/9/2021
Keywords: General Governance House
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H 3261 Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one officeSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a candidate from filing to run for more than one office and prohibits a candidate's name from appearing on a ballot more than once.
Sponsor: Russell Fry House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Blackwell Status Date: 2/3/2021
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3264 Eliminates the requirement that county committees publish notices of a county convention in general circulation newspapers03.23.2021 The Senate Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.16.2021 A Senate Judiciary subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Eliminates the requirement that county committees publish notices of a county convention in general circulation newspapers.
Sponsor: Russell Fry House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Act No. 10 Status Date: 4/15/2021
Keywords: Elections
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H 3275 Requires the authority conducting an election to provide a procedure for a voter to register and cast a ballot on the same daySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the authority conducting an election to provide a procedure for a voter to register and cast a ballot on the same day.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: Elections House
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H 3282 Requires the destruction of arrest records in cases of mistaken identitySummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the destruction of arrest records of persons arrested as a result of mistaken identity no later than 180 days after an investigation by a law enforcement or prosecution agency.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Brawley Status Date: 3/16/2021
Keywords: Courts House Police
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H 3297 Deletes the exception in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding Summary of the bill as introduced: Deletes the exception in the Tort Claims Act for institution or prosecution of any judicial or administrative proceeding.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/12/2021
Keywords: House Tort Reform
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H 3300 Makes changes to forfeiture proceduresSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows forfeiture proceedings to be held in magistrate's court if the property seized does not exceed $7,500.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson Status Date: 1/14/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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