Bills Assigned to Keyword - Police (39)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 5/22/2024


H 3045 Provides for the expedited return of certain seized property and money when forfeiture proceedings have not been institutedSummary of the bill as introduced: Provides for the expedited return of certain seized property and money when forfeiture proceedings have not been instituted or charges have not been filed within 30 days of the seizure.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3178 Establishes certain duties of law enforcement officers to prevent or mitigate incidents of mass violenceSummary of the bill as introduced: Establishes certain duties of law enforcement officers to prevent or mitigate incidents of mass violence. The bill also provides for civil liability for breaches of these duties.
Sponsor: Marvin Pendarvis House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Tort Reform
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H 3263 Creates a Police Brutality Citizens Review Committee in every countySummary of the bill as introduced: Creates a Police Brutality Citizens Review Committee in every county to investigate instances of alleged police brutality and publish a report. 
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3338 Enacts the Ethical Policing Transparency and Accountability Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Creates a framework to institutionalize high standards for policing practices and conduct by the establishment of Citizen Review Boards.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: King Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: House Police
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H 3339 Enacts the Ethical Policing Transparency and Accountability ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Adds a new chapter of law that makes changes to law enforcement requirements and standards.
Sponsor: Gilda Cobb-Hunter House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police
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H 3346 Requires all law enforcement agencies to employ or maintain contracts with licensed mental health professionalsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement agencies to employ or maintain contracts with licensed mental health professionals.
Sponsor: Jermaine Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3347 Allows people who are subjects in data recorded by a body-worn cameras to request and receive the dataSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows people who are subjects in data recorded by a body-worn cameras to request and receive the data without pursuing action under the Rules of Criminal Procedure or Civil Procedure.
Sponsor: Jermaine Johnson House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3352 Requires law enforcement officers to complete annual continuing law enforcement education credits in diversity trainingSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officers 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: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3353 Requires all law enforcement officers to undergo a mental health evaluation before they can become certifiedSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires all law enforcement officers to undergo a mental health evaluation conducted by the Law Enforcement Training Council before they can become certified or recertified.
Sponsor: John King House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3389 Prohibits law enforcement agencies from purchasing cell-site simulator technology or devicesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits law enforcement agencies from purchasing cell-site simulator technology or devices and requires law enforcement agencies currently using cell-site simulator technology to discontinue use.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police
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H 3390 Prohibits law enforcement agencies from purchasing cell-site simulator technology from certain companiesSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits law enforcement agencies from purchasing cell-site simulator technology from companies that require the purchaser to enter into a nondisclosure agreement.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police
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H 3413 Allows the millage rate limitation to be suspended and millage rate increased to purchase equipment for law enforcement, fire rescue and EMSSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows the millage rate limitation to be suspended and millage rate increased to purchase equipment and make expenditures to improve law enforcement, fire rescue and EMS. This bill also requires a minimum salary for law enforcement and expenditures for body-worn cameras and post-traumatic stress disorder services.
Sponsor: Christopher Wooten House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 1/31/2023
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes House Police Public Safety
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H 3495 Prohibits law enforcement agencies from acquiring military-style equipment from the federal governmentSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits law enforcement agencies from acquiring military-style equipment from the federal government.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police
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H 3496 Allows candidates for certification as a law enforcement officer to hold a driver's license from South Carolina or a contiguous stateSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows candidates for certification as a law enforcement officer to hold a driver's license from South Carolina or a contiguous state.
Sponsor: Heath Sessions House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3530 Requires state and local law enforcement agencies to adopt and maintain written policies on taser and stun gunsSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires state and local law enforcement agencies to adopt and maintain written policies on taser and stun gun use that meets or exceeds the model policy developed by the SC Law Enforcement Training Council.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 1/31/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3541 Prohibits law enforcement officers from using excessive force when detaining or arresting a personSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits law enforcement officers from using excessive force when detaining or arresting a person.
Sponsor: JA Moore House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3543 Enacts the Law Enforcement Officers Helping Alleviate Lawful Obstruction ActSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires bystanders to remain at least 12 feet away from law enforcement officers when the officers are apprehending, arresting, searching or consulting an individual when the bystanders are recording the officers.
Sponsor: Ivory Thigpen House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3545 Prohibits the destruction or deletion of data from a body-worn cameraSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits the destruction or deletion of data from a body-worn camera with the intent to alter or influence a criminal action, investigation or civil action.
Sponsor: Ivory Thigpen House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Henderson-Myers Status Date: 2/28/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3560 Enacts the Red Flags Act Summary of the bill as introduced: Gives authority to law enforcement officers to seize a person's firearms and ammunition if the person poses a risk of imminent self-injury or injury others.
Sponsor: Ivory Thigpen House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/10/2023
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 3904 Outlines increased penalties and punishments for possession and trafficking fentanylSummary of the bill as introduced: Outlines increased penalties and punishments for possession and trafficking fentanyl.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Scrivener's error corrected Status Date: 2/28/2023
Keywords: Courts Police Public Safety
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H 3984 Enacts Lizzy's LawSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an owner or person lawfully in possession of a firearm, rifle or shotgun to report the loss or theft  of each weapon. The bill also requires law enforcement agencies to collect certain information regarding the lost or stolen weapon.
Sponsor: Robert Williams House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 2/16/2023
Keywords: General Governance Police Public Safety
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H 4123 Exempts school resource officers from the SC Police Officers Retirement System earnings limitationSummary of the bill as introduced: Exempts school resource officers from the SC Police Officers Retirement System earnings limitation.
Sponsor: William Herbkersman House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Chapman Status Date: 3/29/2023
Keywords: Police Retirement
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H 4719 Requires the Law Enforcement Training Council to develop standards for a mediation programSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires the Law Enforcement Training Council to develop standards for state and local law enforcement agencies to follow when establishing and implementing a mediation program as an alternate method of resolving law enforcement misconduct complaints.
Sponsor: Rosalyn Henderson-Myers House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: J.L.Johnson, Hosey, Clyburn, Pendarvis Status Date: 2/7/2024
Keywords: House Police Public Safety
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H 4950 Requires law enforcement officers to complete continuing law enforcement training credits in autism spectrum disorderSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires law enforcement officers to complete continuing law enforcement training credits in autism spectrum disorder.
Sponsor: Kathy Landing House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Carter Status Date: 1/30/2024
Keywords: Police Public Safety
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H 4995 Allows uniform traffic tickets to be issued for certain misdemeanor traffic offensesSummary of the bill as introduced: Allows uniform traffic tickets to be issued for certain misdemeanor traffic offenses.
Sponsor: Seth Rose House Com: Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/31/2024
Keywords: Courts Police Public Safety
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