Legislation Assigned to the Senate Judy Committee (77)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 6/22/2021


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: Judy
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 5/13/2021
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
Of Interest
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
Passed
H 3524 Extends the sunset provision for exemptions of private, for-profit pipelines companies03.18.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.03.16.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Extends the sunset provision for exemptions of private, for-profit pipelines companies until June 30, 2022. 
Sponsor: William Hixon House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/7/2021
Keywords: House Utilities
Of Interest
H 3921 Revises the definitions of personal vehicle and prearranged ride in the Transportation Network Company Act03.11.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that taxis are a separate entity and can't participate in the rideshare program.03.02.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utility subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment allows limousines to participate in rideshare programs.Summary of the bill as introduced: Revises the definitions of personal vehicle and prearranged ride in the Transportation Network Company Act. 
Sponsor: Leonidas Stavrinakis House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 3/17/2021
Keywords: General Governance
Of Interest
H 3939 Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from limitations on workers' compensation claims04.20.2021 The House Judiciary Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment further defines first responder and significant traumatic experience. The amendment also excludes first responders who have been diagnosed with the listed disorders as defined by the DSM.04.15.2021 The House Judiciary Special Laws subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report.Summary of the bill as introduced: Exempts injuries sustained by law enforcement in the line of duty from limitations on workers' compensation claims for injury caused by stress, mental injury or mental illness.
Sponsor: Thomas Pope House Com: Judy Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/29/2021
Keywords: Workers' Comp
Of Interest
H 4149 Prohibits a utility from taking adverse employment action against an employee who reports a wrongdoing04.22.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.04.21.2021 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Public Utilities subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report. Summary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a public utility from taking adverse employment action against an employee who reports a wrongdoing by the public utility to the Office of Regulatory Staff.
Sponsor: Russell Ott House Com: LCI Senate Com: Judy
Status: Senate - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 4/29/2021
Keywords: Utilities
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Of Interest
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
Priority
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
Priority
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
Priority
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
Priority
S 0128 Defines misconduct as willfully failing to intervene with another law enforcement officerSummary of the bill as introduced: Defines misconduct as willfully failing to intervene when observing another law enforcement officer not complying with set 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 Senate
Priority







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